The high water that devastated Venice this month flooded streets, squares and landmark churches. Tourists are still welcomed, but advised to bring waders.
With everyone going tirelessly on about “living my best life,” perhaps all anyone would have to do is pick up a copy of Ben Watt ‘s 1996 memoir and New York Times Book of the Year Patient , which documents his surviving the rare auto-immune disease Churg-Strauss Syndrome…and then work their way backwards and forwards through the rest of his life for inspiration. The prolific music legend released his first solo album at just 21 years of age, then went on to rack up nine gold and platinum records with Everything But The Girl, the duo of he and wife Tracey Thorn, between 1984 and 2000. He followed with a career as a wildly popular global DJ and London club owner, and head of his own label Buzzin’ Fly.
The chef Mina Stone opened a casual Greek restaurant at MoMA PS1 in Queens last week and celebrated the occasion at an artist’s studio in Brooklyn.
As America finds itself in the unfathomable position of carrying out an impeachment inquiry for a president who has been tilting the country into a sort of quasi-totalitarianism (if that’s not a contradiction in terms), perhaps the more bizarre reality is that it’s all carried out in the shadow of Russian interference in the American “democratic” process. And into this ideological maelstrom comes a chilling new documentary, Citizen K , opening this Friday, November 22
MadonnaMania, GagaMania…there is no mania quite like HarryMania. Indeed, former One Direction heartthrob turned formidable music force Harry Styles just hosted Saturday Night Live , as well as musical guesting it, and killed it on both fronts. And this December 13, his wildly anticipated – and fiercely guarded – new album Fine Line will at last be released via Erskine/Columbia.
The planned stops on the 52 Places Traveler’s trip around the world included a mainland China ski area, and the vibrant former British colony. Neither was quite as expected.
In the same month, November 2019, two major luxury brands announced their newest designs in term of unique experience and wellness. Combined, they seem to define how luxury has evolved from exclusive commodity to an inclusive concept, showing how …
Many indigenous crafts worldwide are in danger of becoming extinct, but in some places, efforts to rescue them are underway.
The former capital of imperial Japan is still a bastion of tradition, where centuries-old wooden houses and craft workshops abound.
A motley alliance decided a single trail could unite this divided city. A sixth-generation native sets out to walk it.
With Cancun airport being an easy gateway for both international and domestic flights, the entire Riviera Maya is a beautiful protected jungle by the ocean that not only survived the general Mayan collapse, but was also largely left untouched by t … via JustLuxe.com
Kate Moss by Chuck Close There’s something about the turning of autumn that distinctly mellows us out, and re-ignites all our impulses to higher culture. And we have to admit, once in awhile, we’d really rather just see some 16th Century armor and Canova statuary, than another exhaustingly inscrutable downtown performance art piece. When this feeling overtakes, there’s only one reasonable direction to head: straight to the Upper East Side , that bastion of grand museums and high-end fashion flagships
In this week’s Tripped Up column, Sarah Firshein investigates multiple complaints with the rental car company Europcar.
For more than a thousand years, the country’s cherry blossom season has been a source of fascination and wonderment. How did such an infatuation begin?
Home will always be a place where I know that there will be water all around me, where the shoreline, and the possibility of another life, is never far.
I admit, I am not a ‘cruiser’ and have never vacationed upon water.
Charlize Theron and Dior’s Maria Grzia Chiurri The Met Ball makes the biggest noise, but the annual Guggenheim International Gala comes complete with a whole other level of gravitas. Indeed, this year’s honorees were architect Frank Gehry, philanthropist Peter Lawson-Johnston, plus Works & Process founder and producer, respectively, Mary Sharp Cronson and Caroline Cronson, with Dior as the event’s generous patron. Guests were also, by virtue of simply showing up, immersed in one of the museum’s most fascinating exhibits in recent memory, Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection , for which artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Paul Chan, Jenny Holzer, Julie Mehretu, Richard Prince and Carrie Mae Weems collaborated to present their own view of the exalted permanent collection
Stand-up comedy is sweeping Vietnam’s largest city, often called Saigon, with locals braving open-mic nights in the city’s hippest cafes and bars.
When booking a high-end vacation, using a travel agency can mean scoring perks and benefits that would cost hundreds, at no cost to you.
Gabriel Hendifar of the New York lighting and design studio Apparatus describes himself as an “assembler” — perfect for working with fresh vegetables.